Archive for: November, 2016

Mahaska Health Partnership Information Technology Recognized for Innovation

MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership’s Information Technology (IT) team was recently recognized by a national publication, Healthcare IT News, for their innovation and teamwork as they support technological operations throughout the organization. Technology is integrated into every part of our world today and healthcare is no different. “The past five years have been a whirlwind […]

Delores “Dotty” Mardine Schwertfeger

Delores “Dotty” Mardine Schwertfeger January 5, 1928 – November 28, 2016 Deep River, Iowa | Age 88 Delores “Dotty” Schwertfeger, 88 of Deep River passed away Monday evening, November 28, 2016 at the Brooklyn Community Estates. Delores “Dotty” Schwertfeger, was born on January 5, 1928, in Benton County, the daughter of Chris and Lillian Voss […]

Phillips Joins 1,000-Point Club as WPU Takes Down Peru State

William Penn University Athletics

Peru, Neb.–Alyssa Phillips (Sr., Gurnee, Ill., Communications) became a member of the 1,000-point club Monday as she helped the Statesmen women’s basketball team to an 80-58 win over Peru State in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. Phillips is the 22nd player in program history to reach the milestone and just the fifth since WPU […]

Medley’s Seven Three-Pointers Lift Statesmen to Road Win

William Penn University Athletics

Peru, Neb.–Still depleted by injuries, the Statesmen men’s basketball team was going to need someone to step to the forefront and Corbin Medley (Jr., Rogersville, Mo., General Accounting) did as William Penn rallied past Peru State 88-81 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Monday. Playing its fourth game in seven days, #3 WPU (8-1, […]

Dine shoots her way to conference accolades

PELLA—After knocking down a program record eight 3-pointers in a game last week, junior guard Emily Dine (Tampa, Fla., East Lake HS) of the Central College women’s basketball team has been named the Iowa Conference female athlete of the week. She was also recognized as the league’s women’s basketball player of the week. On the […]

Jones Collects Second POW Award

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Torren Jones (Sr., Chandler, Ariz., Sociology) put his team on his shoulder last week and his trio of double-doubles led him to once again being named Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week Monday. Jones earned his second award by averaging 27.7 points and 13.7 rebounds per game to help #3 […]

Pella Defeats 7th Grade Girls At Home

On Tuesday before Thanksgiving break the 7th grade girl’s had their first chance to play in front of the home crowd against Pella. The girls came out aggressive and constantly were looking for our post players. It was a tough game but the A team fell to 1-1 with a final score of 39-23. Aubree […]

November Tornado Warning Uncommon But Not Unprecedented

New Sharon, Iowa – The sirens went off and the warnings went out just before 4 PM Monday afternoon, for reports of a tornado in the northern portion of Mahaska County. Mahaska County Emergency Management Director Jamey Robinson said that a Mahaska County Deputy spotted a tornado on the ground in the northern portion of […]

Young Ambassadors Announced

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Young Ambassador Contest has been a staple of the downtown Christmas festivities for nearly 30 years. This year, the 2016 Young Ambassador Princess is Aubree Bunnell, daughter of Stephanie Gott and Cody Bunnell. The Prince is Caleb Linder, son of Mike and Alisha Linder. The proceeds this year will go to […]

Indian Swim Team Compete At Marshalltown

The Oskaloosa Indian Boys Swim Team numbers are down this year below expectations but the team showed up with 4 upper classmen and 4 freshman at Roosesvelt High School and they were ready to swim against 2 large 4A schools the Rough Riders and the swim team from Marshalltown. The boys scored 61 points against […]


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